Discopyle elliptica

Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Pyloniidae -> Discopyle -> Discopyle elliptica
Sister taxa: D. elliptica, D. sp.


Citation: Discopyle elliptica Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Basionym: Discopyle elliptica

Catalog entries: Discopyle elliptica

Original description: Disk elliptical, four-fifths as broad as long, with spiny margin, three times as broad as the triangular, Triopyle-shaped medullary shell. Three gates of the cortical shell roundish, on the inside with an interradial spine, little broader than the quadrangular arms. Chambered equatorial girdle with twenty to thirty irregular chambers, on one pole of the main axis with a large marginal osculum, which is one-third as broad as the length of the main axis, and armed with a corona of twenty to thirty short conical spines. The osculum does not correspond to a certain radius.


Biogeography and Palaeobiology

Biostratigraphic distribution

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): Extant Data source: Lazarus et al. 2015 - "R age group"
First occurrence (base): within Quaternary Period (0.00-2.59Ma, base in Gelasian stage). Data source: Lazarus et al. 2015 - "R age group"

Plot of occurrence data:



Discopyle elliptica compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 21-4-2021

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